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Magazines:

  • Sallaberry, L. Valenzuela, L. Gomez, On-site parabolic-trough collector testing in solar thermal power plants: Experimental validation of a new approach developed for the IEC 62862-3-2 standard. Solar Energy 155 (2017) 398–409.
  • Laura Frías-Paredes, Fermin Mallor, Martín Gastón-Romeo Teresa Leon,. “Assessing energy forecasting inaccuracy by simultaneously considering temporal and absolute errors”. Energy Conversion and Management (2017). Volume142, Pages 533-546.
  • Peruchena, C. M. F., Gastón, M., Schroedter-Homscheidt, M., Kosmale, M., Marco, I. M., García-Moya, J. A., & Casado-Rubio, J. L. (2017). Dynamic paths: Towards high frequency direct normal irradiance forecasts. Energy.

Forum and Conferences:

  • Scalable HeliOstat calibRation sysTem (SHORT) – How to calibrate your whole heliostat field in a single night, Michael Burisch, Marcelino Sánchez, Xabier Olano, Aitor Olarra (TEK), Cristobal Villasante (TEK), David Olasolo (TEK), Rafael Monterreal (PSA), Raul Enrique (PSA) and Jesús Fernández (PSA), September 26-29, 2017,   Santiago, Chile.
  • Heliostat structural optimization: a study of wind load effects with CFD-FEM methods, Leticia Aldaz, Michael Burisch, Fritz Zarvesky, Marcelino Sánchez, Cristobal Villasante(TEK)  y David Olasolo (TEK), September 26-29, 2017,   Santiago, Chile.
  • Outcomes and Features of the Inspection of Receiver Tubes (ITR) System for improved O&M in Parabolic Trough Plants, Xabier Olano, Alberto García de Jalón, David Pérez, Javier García Barberena, Javier López, Martín Gastón, September 26-29, 2017,   Santiago, Chile.
  • Evaluation of the Tracking Accuracy of Parabolic-Trough Collectors in a Solar Heating Plant in Denmark, Fabienne Sallaberry, Zhiyong Tian (DTU), Odei Goñi Jauregi (UPNA), Simon Furbo (DTU), Bengt Perers (DTU), Andreas Zourellis (AalborgCSP), Jan Holst Rothmann (AalborgCSP), September 26-29, 2017,   Santiago, Chile.
  • Heat Losses Model for Standardized Testing of Receiver Tubes for Parabolic Troughs, Fabienne Sallaberry, Loreto Valenzuela (Ciemat), Rafael López-Martín (Ciemat), Alberto García de Jalón, David Perez, September 26-29, 2017,   Santiago, Chile
  • Suitability of the Accuracy of a Tracking System with a CPC Solar Collector Acceptance Angle, abienne Sallaberry, Weiqiang Kong (DTU), Simon Furbo (DTU), Bengt Perers (DTU), Hans-Erik Kiil (PolyCSP), Anders William Larsen (PolyCSP), René Bang Madsen (PolyCSP), Odei Goñi Jauregi (UPNA),  September 26-29, 2017,   Santiago, Chile.
  • Novel sensor for on-line monitoring of H2 generation and HTF degradation: validation in a parabolic trough solar thermal power plant, Iñigo Pagola, Ibai Funcia, Marcelino Sánchez, Javier Gil, Maxi Bedoya, Guillermo Orellana, September 26-29, 2017,   Santiago, Chile.
  • Advanced Power Cycles and Configurations for Solar Towers: Techno-economical optimization of the Decoupled Solar Combined Cycle concept. María Iñigo, Patxi Sorbet, Javier García-Barberena, September 26-29, 2017,   Santiago, Chile.
  • Statcasting: A Machine Learning based methodology for post-processing ensemble predictions of Direct Normal solar Irradiance . Martín Gastón, Carlos F Peruchena, September 26-29, 2017,   Santiago, Chile.
  • Optical performance comparison between heliostat field generation algorithms. Iñigo Les, Amaia Mutuberria, Peter Schöttl, Peter Nitz, Erminia Leonardi, Lorenzo Pisani. September 26-29, 2017,   Santiago, Chile.
  • New functionalities for the Tonatiuh ray-tracing software. João P. Cardoso, Amaia Mutuberria, Costas Marakkos, Peter Schoettl, Tiago Osório and Iñigo Les. September 26-29, 2017,   Santiago, Chile.
  • Laboratory-Scale Experimental Testing of Innovative Stacked-Plate volumetric Solar Absorbers Fritz Zaversky, Ronald Ivan Cano Huanay, Xabier Randez Diago, Iñaki Garrido Obregon, Alberto Garcia de Jalon, Javier García-Barberena and Marcelino Sánchez  September 26-29, 2017,   Santiago, Chile.
  • Experimental Evaluation of Volumetric Solar Absorbers – Ceramic Foam vs. an Innovative Rotary Disc Absorber Concept Fritz Zaversky, Marcelino Sánchez, M. Isabel Roldán, Antonio L. Ávila-Marín, Alexander Füssel, Jörg Adler, Martin Knoch, Andreas Dreitz,  Aurélie Quet, Alice Ravaux  September 26-29, 2017,   Santiago, Chile.

Assesment of performance, environmental, health and safety aspects of First Solar´s CdTe PV technology

  • Client: First Solar Inc.
  • Report number: 30.2945.0-01
  • Project authors: Dr. Christian Hagendorf (Gruop Manager Diagnostics of Solar Cells), Dr. Matthias Ebert (Manager Reliability of Solar Modules and Systems) Responsible for Quality management and field performance section, Dr. Marco Raugei (Senior Research Fellow) Responsible for Life cycle impacts of the large-scale deployment of the CdTe technology and comparision with other technologies section. Dr. Daniel Lincot (Senior Researcher) Responsible for First Solar´s CdTe technology and cost roadmaps and hot and humid and Performance under specific conditions sections. Dr. Jaione Bengoechea (Senior Researcher). Dr. María Jesús Rodríguez (Head of Solar Cells Laboratory) Responsible for Environmental, health, and safety aspects of First Solar´s CdTe technology section). Proyect coordinated and approved by Dr. Ana Rosa Lagunas (Photovoltaic Department Director).
  • Project dates: Start date: April 2016. End date: January 2017.

Full Report: 30.2945.0-01 FirstSolar_EUReviewReport (pdf. 11MB)

2012

  • Schepers J.G., Boorsma K., Cho T., Gomez-Iradi S., Schaffarczyk P., Jeromin A., Shen W.Z, Lutz T., Meister K., Stoevesandt B., Schreck S., Micallef D., Pereira R., Sant T., Madsen H.A, Sørensen, N. “Analysis of Mexico wind tunnel measurements”. Final report of IEA Task 29, Mexnext (Phase 1). February 2012, ECN (Netherlands), ECN-E–12-004.
  • Frias L, Stoffels N, Sanz RodrigoJ, von Bremen L (2012)”Statistical analysis of wind power and prediction errors for selected test areas”. Deliverable Dp7.1 of the FP7-SAFEWIND project, grant agreement number 213740, 27 pp.
  • Girard R, Laquaine G, Kariniotakis G, Sanz RodrigoJ, Frias L (2012) “Study of the economic impact of the level of predictability on selected wind farms”. Deliverable Dp7.3 of the FP7-SAFEWIND project , grant agreement number 213740, 67 pp.
  • Lársen XG, Cantero E, Sanz RodrigoJ (2012) “Determination of Vref using meteorological model outputs”. Deliverable Dp7.5 of the FP7-SAFEWIND project , grant agreement number 213740, 35 pp.
  • Sanz Rodrigo J, Borbón F, Dupont E (2012) “Classification of wind profiles in terms of shear, turbulence”, direction &extremes. Deliverable Dp2.4 of the FP7-SAFEWIND project, grant agreement number 213740, 49 pp.
  • Sanz Rodrigo J, Frias L, Cantero E, Girard R, Laquaine G, Kariniotakis G, Lársen XG, Stoffels N, von Bremen L (2012) “Wind predictability as a decision factor in the resource assessment phase”. Deliverable Dc7.7 of the FP7-SAFEWIND project, grant agreement number 213740, 19 pp.
  • Sanz Rodrigo J, Frias L, Stoffels N, von Bremen L (2012) “Guidelines on how smart consideration of meteorological aspects can promote wind power”. Deliverable Dp7.2 of the FP7-SAFEWIND project, grant agreement number 213740, 21 pp.
  • Schepers J.G., K. Boorsma, T. Cho, et al. “Analysis of Mexico wind tunnel measurements”, in: Final Report of IEA Task 29 , Mexnext (Phase 1) . ECN, ECN-E-12-004 The Netherlands, February 2012.

2011

  • Rey Porto, M. (aut.); Aguado M., Garde, R. (dir.). “Desarrollo de una metodología de caracterización para instalaciones integradas de hidrógeno y energía eólica según sus estrategias de gestión”. Universidad Pública de Navarra/CENER/Gas Natural 2012.
  • Rey, M., Garde, R. “Gestión de parques eólicos empleando hidrógeno como sistema de almacenamiento energético“. Guía del Almacenamiento de Energía, 11-54 (2011). Fundación de la Energía de la Comunidad de 2011.
  • Aguado, M., Rivas, D.M. “Microrredes: Concepto y barreras para su desarrollo“. Guía de Redes Inteligentes de energía y comunicación, 89-125. Fundación de la Energía de la Comunidad de Madrid, 2011.

2006

  • Gonzalez, A. “Documentación del modelo de Leishman-Beddoes para pérdida dinámica”. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales y de Telecomunicación, Universidad Pública de Navarra, 2006.

2002

  • Hennecke, K., Hoffschmidt, B., Meinecke, W., Blanco, A. Solar Process Heat, Chapter 10 of the book “The Future for Renewable Energy 2. Prospects and Directions”. EUREC Agency. James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd. London. 2002. ISBN: 1 902916 31 X. pp. 222-230.
  • Becker, M., Meinecke, W., Geyer, M., Trieb, F., Blanco, M., Romero, M., Ferrière, A. Solar Thermal Power Plants, Chapter 5 of the book “The Future for Renewable Energy 2. Prospects and Directions”. EUREC Agency. James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd. London. 2002. ISBN: 1 902916 31 X. pp. 115-137.

2001

  • Romero, M, Zarza, E. and Blanco, M. “Centrales Eléctricas Termosolares”, Chapter 14 of the book “Tecnologías energéticas e impacto ambiental”. McGraw-Hill Profesional, 2001. ISBN: 84-481-3360-9. pp. 259-282.

1999

  • Blanco, M. Plataforma Solar de Almería. “Annual Technical Report” 1998. (ed.) Almería, August 1999. ISBN: 238-99-027-0.
  • Rojo, J.A., Mencía, F., Abellán, E., Aracil, J., Aranda, P., Arbona, P., Barragán, J.A., Benjumea, F., Blanco, M, et alter. “Andalucía una sociedad tecnológicamente avanzada”, in Foro Andalucía en el Nuevo Siglo, Pascual A. (Editor). President Office of the Andalusian Government, Seville, February, 1999. ISBN: 84-87004-53-9, pp. 285 – 334.

1998

  • Martín, J.G. and Blanco, M. Radiation Heat Transfer, in “Handbook of Applied Thermal Design”, Guyer, G. (ed.), McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1988. ISBN 0-07-025353-6. pp. 1-85 – 1-102.

1996

  • Blanco, M., López, A. and Milow, B. Plataforma Solar de Almería. “Annual Technical Report” 1996. (ed.) Almería, June 1997. ISBN: 84-7834-316-4.

1992

  • Ruiz, V. and Blanco, M. “Energías Renovables, Andalucía: innovación tecnológica y desarrollo economico”, ed., M. Castells, P. Hall, et al. Biblioteca de Economía. Serie Manuales. Editorial Espasa Calpe. Madrid 1992. ISBN 84-239-6321-7 (O.C.). pp. 683-710.

1987

  • Blanco, M.” Heliostat Selection for Certain Peak / Power Levels, The IEA / SSPS High Flux Experiment. Testing the Advanced Sodium Receiver at Heat Fluxes up to 2.5 MW / m2″. Schiel, W., Geyer, M. and Carmona, R. (ed.). Springer-Verlag, New York Heidelberg Berlin, 1987. ISBN 0-387-18224-1. pp. 49-55.
  • Blanco, M., Carmona, R. and Silva, M. “Determination of Feasible Peak and Power Levels, The IEA / SSPS High Flux Experiment. Testing the Advanced Sodium Receiver at Heat Fluxes up to 2.5 MW/m2”. Shiel, W., Geyer, M. and Carmona, R. (ed.), Springer-Verlag, New York Heidelberg Berlin, 1987. ISBN 0-387-18224-1. pp.56-65.
  • Blanco, M. and Silva, M. “Evaluation and Qualification of the HFD Bar, The IEA / SSPS High Flux Experiment. Testing the Advanced Sodium Receiver at Heat Fluxes up to 2.5 MW / m2”. Shiel, W., Geyer, M. and Carmona, R. (ed.). Springer-Verlag, New York Heidelberg Berlin, 1987. ISBN 0-387-18224-1. pp. 66-71.

1986

  • Gregory, N., Wattiez, P. and Blanco, M. “Plant History and Operation: 1981 – 1984, The IEA / SSPS Solar Thermal Power Plants – Facts and Figures – Final Report of the International Test and Evaluation Team (ITET)”. (ed.) Kesselring, P. and Selvage, C. S., Springer-Verlag New York Heidelberg Berlin Tokyo. 1986 ISBN 0-387-16148-1. pp. 3.1-1 – 3.1-33.
  • Benedetti, A. de and Blanco, M. “ASR Performances: Comparison with Simulation, The IEA / SSPS Solar Thermal Power Plants – Facts and Figures – Final Report of the International Test and Evaluation Team (ITET)”. (ed.). P. Kesselrin and C. S. Selvage Springer-Verlag New York Heidelberg Berlin Tokyo. 1986 ISBN 0-387-16148-1. pp. 5.7-1 – 5.7-37.
  • Sánchez, M. and Blanco, M.” Tracking: Control of Incident Power at Receiver, The IEA / SSPS Solar Thermal Power Plants – Facts and Figures – Final Report of the International Test and Evaluation Team (ITET)”. (ed.) Kesselring, P. and Selvage, C. S., Springer-Verlag, New York Heidelberg Berlin Tokyo, 1986 ISBN 0-387-16148-1.
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